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Flashpoint Meghalaya: RSS vs missionaries

DNMUM403591 | 12/21/2017 | Author : Siddhartha Rai | WC :295 | India


New Delhi: Poll-bound Meghalaya is fast emerging as the new flashpoint of conflict between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Christian missionaries. While Sangh-backed body Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) is accusing Christian missionaries with crimes of various hues, the latter have written to several Parliamentarians to raise the ‘hounding by RSS and LRO’ in Parliament as they are under ‘intense pressure from Hindutva forces’.
DNA received a mail from North East India Christian Forum wherein the organisation expressed fear of reprisals from LRO after the Prime Minister’ Shillong visit to ‘start BJP campaign’ as it would embolden the RSS-affiliate body.
Meanwhile, the Christian Forum wrote: “In a carefully pr
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